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Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
area congresswoman is celebrating a new law. the billjust signed by president obama was cosponsored by palo alto representative. it directs the cancer institute to focus on early detection of the deadly deadliest cancers. . >> new at 6:00, president obama will be toasting his inauguration with with a flute of bay area bubbly. we went to the corrbell wine ri. >> at the wine ri, happy days are here again. . >> it's very exciting. >> it's an honor because the champagne selected to flow at the upcoming inauguration luncheon is from so gnome ma county -- sonoma county. ninety bottles were shipped before christmas and are ready for popping after the ceremony. thechampagne is a 2008 vintage. >> it is very traditional and is just a really dry style of california champagne. >> this will be the eighth inauguration in a row for them againing with with ronald reagan's second one. >> we went to the innaug ral committee and talked about our history and asked if we could be a part of this luncheon and they granted it. it's not a given. we definitely have to go back and present our product. we'revery
Jan 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
obama care. california became the first state to get approval for healthcare exchanges. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us now to explain who benefits and how much it will cost. >> reporter: remember covered california, it will be good news for millions. 6million californians, a million in the bay area have no health insurance. she can't afford coverage. >> i think i have to pay $150 a month and that is still half my check. >> reporter: he byes health insurance -- buys health insurance privately. >> pinches the check. there have been months i have been unable to meet my payment. >> reporter: california can create a healthcare market place. >> this is the biggest change in decades. >> reporter: she says it benefits low income people. >> they will have an option where they can potentially get coverage. >> reporter: the state health exchange is to select 5-6 plans. each with its own network. giving consumers an affordable choice. low income families could get insurance for $22 a month. all would pay just $20 a month if they administer a basic health plan. >> the
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
thanks to a federal transportation bill signed by president oe -- president obama which allows for bridge rail systems. >>> the coast guard says it could take several months to figure out exactly what went wrong. >>> students joined teachers and other staff members today at embattled san francisco city college for a protest against the new interim chancellor. >> about 100 people gathered outside at the main ccsf campus on ocean avenue. at the same time that the interim chancellor was giving her welcome address to kick off the spring semester. >> we are committed to ensuring that we maintain the educational quality that we have had. and the commitment and the passion for our students and for the community. >> the group says the chancellor and the school should be used more money from voter approved proposition a to help the school's mounting costs. >>> and the report says that it will poll its approval and close the school if it can't bridge a budget gap by march. however a state community college official warned this week the school will likely not make that deadline. >>> it is col
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
is raffling off two tickets to president obama's inauguration ceremony in washington, d.c. it is on his website and only applies to people in his district. >>> another winter spare the air day for tomorrow. the areas under a dense fog advisory and which part of the week will have temperatures in the 20s. >> prepping for the packers. >> we live for this moment. do or die. >> what he says the 49ers must do to win. >> plus the quest to find more victims of the "speed freak killers." the agency taking charge and why it only plans to dig 5 feet a day. >>> officials say a pilot and passenger walked away today from this landing. it happened about 10:15 a.m. this morning at san carlos airport. the faa says it rolled off the runway and the nose gear ended up in a slew. the plane is registered to a man from arizona. >> police are searching for the man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend by setting her on fire. >> how can you go from arguing to setting someone on fire. that is what gets me. >> police say dexter oliver threw gas on his girlfriend and then lit her on fire yesterday after th
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
killed inside a movie theater last july. >>> today, president obama's weekly address focused on his next challenge with congress. the debt ceiling. >> one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab for a bill they have already racked up. if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. last time congress threatened this course of action, our entire economy suffered for it. >> republicans say a deal must include spending cuts, but the party isn't unified on that strategy. yesterday, former presidential candidate newt gingrich called a potential showdown over the debt ceiling a, quote, dead loser for the gop. >>> a new kind of air ship built in southern california is almost ready to fly for the u.s. military. construction of the aero craft at a tuscan facility is complete. the company's worldwide aeros just released this video of the giant blimp-like craft in meetings. it combines airplane and air ship technologies and the military hopes to use i
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